Monthly Archives: May 2009

Torres, Pachuca lose Mexican final

by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Jose Francisco Torres and Pachuca tied UNAM, 2-2, in the Mexican Clausura final on Sunday night but Pumas walked away with the title as they won on aggregate, 3-2. The game ended 2-1 in favor of Pachuca but with Pumas having won … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO On a weekend where numerous Americans were up for hardware, two came away victorious while one suffered a heart-breaking loss. Midfielders DaMarcus Beasley and Maurice Edu did not dress in the Scottish Cup final, but both ended the … Continue reading »

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Edu ruled out of Costa Rica qualifier

  by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Maurice Edu has been ruled out of Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica in Saprissa Stadium. The defensive midfielder was scheduled to travel to Miami on Sunday, but will remain in Glasgow to have his knee further evaluated. Edu, … Continue reading »

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U.S. national team practice report

by GIANFRANCO PANIZO The United States men's national trained on artificial turf for a second consecutive day on Sunday morning as they wrapped up their week-long training camp in Miami, Florida. With only 14 players in camp, it has been a challenge for … Continue reading »

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Rapids vs. Red Bulls: Match Night Commentary

The New York Red Bulls are at home tonight, hoping to snap their recent funk and hoping to turn around a season that is slowly becoming another nightmare for a snakebit franchise. In comes the Colorado Rapids, enjoying a solid … Continue reading »

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MLS Matchday 11

Whether you like cross-country clashes, or tense reunions, this weekend's MLS schedule has something for you. This weekend in Major League Soccer will be headlined by a battle of East vs. West as five intra-conference match-ups line the schedule. Perhaps … Continue reading »

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U.S. national team practice report

by GIANFRANCO PANIZO For the first time since this week's training camp began, the United States men's national team practiced on artificial turf on Saturday morning as they continued preparations for their looming World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica. The U.S. national team gathered … Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

  Today is the big day. This is effectively the last weekend of the European club season (of the major leagues at least) and also the last weekend for some Americans to bring home some silverware. U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Soccer on TV | 82 Comments